Perkadox 26

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Organic peroxide

Organic peroxide

For Polymer production: Perkadox 26 is an initiator for (co)polymerization of vinyl chloride, vinylidene chloride and (meth)acrylates. For Thermoset: Perkadox 26 is a peroxydicarbonate used for elevated-temperature curing of unsaturated polyester, vinylester, acrylate and methacrylate resins.

  • Product name

    Perkadox 26
  • Chemical family

    Organic peroxide
  • CAS number

    53220-22-7
  • Physical form

    Flakes
  • Regional availability

    Latin America, North America
  • Chemical name

    Dimyristyl peroxydicarbonate
  • Molecular Weight

    514.8
  • Applications

    Polymerization of vinyl chloride: Perkadox 26 is applied as an initiator for the suspension and mass polymerization of vinyl chloride in the temperature range of 40-65°C. For Thermoset: Perkadox 26 is a peroxydicarbonate used for elevated temperature curing of unsaturated polyester, vinyl ester, acrylate and methacrylate resins.  The activation temperature of Perkadox 26 is 45°C (113°F) indicating a need for a minimum processing temperature of 75°C (167°F).

Market Segments

Polymer production

Detailed description

Perkadox 26 is an initiator for (co)polymerization of vinyl chloride, vinylidene chloride and (meth)acrylates. Light yellow transparent antifouling agent particularly suited for protection of internal walls of reactors used for suspension polymerization of PVC.

Functions

  • Polymerization initiator

Applications

  • Acrylics,
  • PVC

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Thermoset composites

Detailed description

Perkadox 26 is a peroxydicarbonate for elevated-temperature curing of unsaturated polyester, vinylester, acrylate and methacrylate resins.

Functions

  • Curing agent

Applications

  • Acrylics,
  • CIPP,
  • Continuous Laminating,
  • Vinylesters

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Acrylics production

Detailed description

Initiator for (co)polymerization of vinyl chloride, vinylidene chloride and (meth)acrylates.

Functions

  • Polymerization initiator

Applications

  • Acrylics

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